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Brontë, Emily: Wuthering Heights

The Penguin English Library Edition of Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

"May you not rest, as long as I am living. You said I killed you - haunt me, then"

Lockwood, the new tenant of Thrushcross Grange on the bleak Yorkshire moors, is forced to seek shelter one night at Wuthering Heights, the home of his landlord. There he discovers the history of the tempestuous events that took place years before: of the intense passion between the foundling Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw, and her betrayal of him. As Heathcliff's bitterness and vengeance is visited upon the next generation, their innocent heirs must struggle to escape the legacy of the past.

The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.


B-Format Paperback
Autor Brontë, Emily
Verlag Penguin Books
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2012
Seitenangabe 384 S.
Meldetext Lieferbar in 24 Stunden
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse H19.8 cm x B12.9 cm x D1.7 cm 267 g
Coverlag Penguin Classics (Imprint/Brand)
Reihe The Penguin English Library

The Penguin English Library Edition of Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

"May you not rest, as long as I am living. You said I killed you - haunt me, then"

Lockwood, the new tenant of Thrushcross Grange on the bleak Yorkshire moors, is forced to seek shelter one night at Wuthering Heights, the home of his landlord. There he discovers the history of the tempestuous events that took place years before: of the intense passion between the foundling Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw, and her betrayal of him. As Heathcliff's bitterness and vengeance is visited upon the next generation, their innocent heirs must struggle to escape the legacy of the past.

The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.


B-Format Paperback
CHF 16.50
Verfügbarkeit: Am Lager
ISBN: 978-0-14-119908-5
Verfügbarkeit: Lieferbar in 24 Stunden

Über den Autor Brontë, Emily

Emily Brontë was born in Yorkshire in 1818, and after the death of her mother three years later was brought up in the somewhat bleak parsonage of Haworth by their aunt, along with her sisters Charlotte and Anne, and brother Branwell. Immersed in reading and writing throughout her life, she joined her siblings in writing tales, fantasies, poems, journals, serial stories and a monthly magazine. Her poetry was included in the Brontë sisters's joint publication, Poems, which they released under their pseudonyms of Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell, but it is for her extraordinary only novel, Wuthering Heights, that Emily is best known. A passionate account of self-destructive love, it was published almost exactly a year before her death from tuberculosis at the age of thirty.

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